Long Pond

Belgrade, Mount Vernon, Rome, Kennebec, Maine
MIDAS 5272

Secchi transparency (mean, maximum & minimum annual values)

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Long Pond
MIDAS 5272 - Station 1
Year Depth - Meters Depth - Feet
Min Avg Max Min Avg Max
1970 5.5 6.5 7.6 18.0 21.3 24.9
1971 5.8 6 6.1 19.0 19.7 20.0
1972 6.1 6.8 7.6 20.0 22.3 24.9
1973 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
1974 5.8 6.6 7 19.0 21.7 23.0
1975 5.6 6.9 8.2 18.4 22.6 26.9
1976 5.3 6.4 7.5 17.4 21.0 24.6
1977 6 6.8 7.3 19.7 22.3 24.0
1978 6.4 7.7 8.5 21.0 25.3 27.9
1979 5.6 7.2 8.1 18.4 23.6 26.6
1980 5.9 7.6 8.4 19.4 24.9 27.6
1981 6.6 7.6 9.1 21.7 24.9 29.9
1982 5.9 7.3 8.1 19.4 24.0 26.6
1983 6.1 7.1 8.1 20.0 23.3 26.6
1984 5.5 6.2 7 18.0 20.3 23.0
1985 5.9 7.5 8.5 19.4 24.6 27.9
1986 5.5 6.4 7 18.0 21.0 23.0
1987 5.5 6.7 7.6 18.0 22.0 24.9
1988 5.2 7.3 8.5 17.1 24.0 27.9
1989 4.1 6 6.9 13.5 19.7 22.6
1990 5.3 6.5 7.5 17.4 21.3 24.6
1991 4.9 6.7 7.9 16.1 22.0 25.9
1992 5.8 6.8 8.2 19.0 22.3 26.9
1993 5.8 6.9 8.1 19.0 22.6 26.6
1994 4.6 5.1 5.6 15.1 16.7 18.4
1995 5.2 6.3 7.8 17.1 20.7 25.6
1996 5.2 5.7 6.2 17.1 18.7 20.3
1997 3.8 6 7.3 12.5 19.7 24.0
1998 5.2 6.3 7.2 17.1 20.7 23.6
1999 6.1 6.9 7.5 20.0 22.6 24.6
2000 4.4 5.2 5.9 14.4 17.1 19.4
2001 5.2 6.5 7.4 17.1 21.3 24.3
2002 4.8 6.2 7 15.7 20.3 23.0
2003 4.7 6.8 7.9 15.4 22.3 25.9
2004 4.4 6.2 7.2 14.4 20.3 23.6
2005 4.4 5.2 6.4 14.4 17.1 21.0
2006 4.1 4.6 4.9 13.5 15.1 16.1
2007 4.9 5.9 6.9 16.1 19.4 22.6
2008 4.3 5 5.8 14.1 16.4 19.0
2009 6 6.2 6.3 19.7 20.3 20.7
2010 5.4 5.9 6.3 17.7 19.4 20.7
2011 4.4 5.7 6.5 14.4 18.7 21.3
2012 4.8 6 7.3 15.7 19.7 24.0
2013 5 5.9 6.7 16.4 19.4 22.0
2014 4.3 6.1 7.9 14.1 20.0 25.9
2015 5 6.6 7.4 16.4 21.7 24.3
2016 4.8 6.9 8.6 15.7 22.6 28.2
2017 4.1 6.4 7.4 13.5 21.0 24.3
2018 4.1 6.3 7.4 13.5 20.7 24.3




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Distribution of Secchi Disk Transparency in All Maine Lakes

Source Data:
Maine Lakes Transparency, Color & Chemistry: Annual Mean Values

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